Chicken in Black Bean Sauce

Black bean sauce does something wonderful to the meat. You and your family will enjoy this chicken in black bean sauce.


Course: Meats

Cuisine: Chinese


  • 2 lbs chicken
  • 1 tbsp lime or lemon juice
  • 1 sweet pepper diced
  • 1/2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 tsp cornstarch + 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp black bean sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste


  • Wash the chicken with the lime juice. Drain and dice. Set aside.
  • Mix the cornstarch and water. Set aside.
  • Heat oil and saute the onion and ginger. Add the chicken and cook until tender and changes colour. Add water, salt, sesame oil and sugar. Simmer for 2 minutes. Then add the cornstarch mixture, sweet pepper and black bean sauce and simmer for about 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot.

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